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Can you name the conditions associated with the adrenal glands?

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thickened cortex, enlarged glandscaused by too much ACTH, can lead to cushing's
lymphocyte infiltration, thickened capsule, fibrosiscause of addison's
thinner cortex and medulla, fewer cellscan result from steroid excess, adrenal inflammation/infection
cortical cell proliferation, well-circumscribedgross: small yellow mass
central obesity, hypertension, sweating, easy bruising, hyperglycemiaadrenal excess
chromaffin cell proliferation, hemorrhagic massesrare tumor of adrenal medulla
cortical cell proliferation, nuclear abnormalities, poorly-circumscribed, necrosis or hemorrhagegross: large yellow mass
lymphocyte infiltration, necrotizing granulomashistorically common bacterial infection of adrenal cortex
fatigue, weakness, nausea, hypotension, hyperpigmentationadrenal insufficiency
massive hemorrhage in cortexbacterial infection of adrenal cortex, high mortality

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